Tag Archives: Stalker

HD Ratings: Blacklist Up Schitt’s Creek

TV3’s double-episode season finale of The Blacklist came up short against TV2’s The Mysteries of Laura and Schitt’s Creek. The two-hour swan song averaged 3.0% – 4.9% of the commercial demographics compared to Laura’s 6.8% – 11.9% and Creek’s 3.6% – 7.5%. (Only in the 25-54 race did Blacklist top Creek.) Of course, Laura had […]

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Next Week in HD: May 23-29

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i  Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Frozen Planet (TV1, 7.30, R) Highway Thru Hell (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) CSI (TV3, 8.30, 5.1, R) Chicago PD (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) Nashville (TV1, 9.30, 5.1, F) Hannibal (TV3, 10.25, […]

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TV1’s Crime Dramas Get the Chop

TV1’s stable of crime procedurals has been decimated by cancellations in the US. Not returning to the networks in in 2015/16 are Stalker, The Following, Forever, The Mentalist and the upcoming Battle Creek while Unforgettable has been dumped by CBS but picked up by A&E (which airs Bates Motel). However, Castle’s been renewed for an eighth season, […]

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New Season: Our First Home TV1’s Last?

It’s unlikely TV1 will commission another series of Our First Home after Tuesday’s season finale, in which the Schreuder family’s win failed to win its time slot. The renovation challenge’s ratings have been patchy but it had been building towards this week’s concluding episodes. Indeed, TVNZ’s advertising arm goes so far as to argue Our First […]

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New Season: X Factor Follow-Up Sizzles

Talk about the best of primetimes and the worst of primetimes … Monday’s X Factor NZ was one of the season’s highest rating episodes yet. The results show averaged 11.4% – 13.4% of the commercial demographics and even won the 5+ race, with 10.4% of the country tuning in to see the outcome of the […]

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New Season: A Sorry State of Affairs

TV3’s series premiere of terrorist-thwarting thriller State of Affairs bombed on Monday. It averaged only 1.8% – 2.4% of the commercial demographics compared to 4.7% – 6.1% for lead-in The Blacklist. But such is TV3’s faith in Katherine Heigl’s first series since Grey’s Anatomy that it’s going to re-run at least the first two episodes […]

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HD Ratings: Walking Dead Hits the Ground Running

Monday’s mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead won its time slot in three of the four key demographics. It averaged 4.6% – 10.6% of these demos and commanded channel shares of 20% – 36%. Only among adults 25-54 did it lose to TV1’s season finale of Castle (2.2% – 5.7%) and TV3’s Tower Heist (4.4% […]

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Whoops! Stalker’s Demise For One Week Only

Never second guess network TV programmers — they always have one more scheduling trick up their sleeve. Turns out TV1 isn’t ditching Stalker after all. In fact, the predatory crime drama seems to be contributing to historic summer viewership for the network. It says the Monday night newcomer is taking a break for one week only on […]

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TV1’s Stalker Gets Marching Orders

Nothing last forever but the first casualty of the new TV season, TV1’s lurid Monday night thriller, Stalker, isn’t even going to make it to six weeks. It’s rated poorly since launching on January 12 and will be pulled five weeks into a 16-week season — the same night stablemate Castle ends it run. Given […]

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HD Ratings: Keeping Up With the Smiths

TV3’s re-run of “Brangelina” spy romp Mr and Mrs Smith on Monday topped all the major demographics and helped TV3 to win the night in the 18-49 and 25-54 demos. It averaged 7.4% – 9.1% of the key demos off the back of The Block: Glasshouse’s 7.3% – 10.5% after the return of its lead-in, […]

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